Louisville, Ky. – December 5, 2018 – Purdue true freshman standout slot receiver/return specialist Rondale Moore, who set a school record for all-purpose yards in his first college game on his way to Big Ten Receiver and Freshman of the Year honors, was named winner of the ninth annual Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse. The Louisville Sports Commission and Paul Hornung present the award to the most versatile player in major college football.
Paul Hornung Award Press Releases
Award Presented by Texas Roadhouse; Goes to the Most Versatile Player in Major College Football
Louisville, Ky. – November 8, 2018 – Four standout wide receivers and a workhorse running back who log double-duty as return specialists have been named finalists. The ninth annual Paul Hornung Award is presented by Texas Roadhouse to the most versatile player in major college football. Chosen as finalists by a 17-member Selection Committee are: Marcus Green (Louisiana-Monroe), KJ Hamler (Penn State), N’Keal Harry (Arizona State), Connor Heyward (Michigan State) and Rondale Moore (Purdue).
Foursome Also Returns Kicks and Punts Leading Teams to Wins in Week 10
Louisville, Ky. – November 5, 2018 – Three running backs with double-digit carries and a blazing-fast wide receiver, all of whom touched the ball at least three different ways on offense and special teams, earned the Paul Hornung Award Honor for week 10 of the college football season. Honorees are Darrynton Evans, Appalachian State; Marcus Green, Louisiana-Monroe; Connor Heyward, Michigan State; and Marquis Young, UMass.
Versatile Group Scores 10 TDs Rushing, Receiving, Passing, Returning Punts
Louisville, Ky. – October 29, 2018 – Six offensive players / return specialists who combined for nearly 1,400 all-purpose yards and 10 touchdowns four different ways made the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll for week nine of the college football season. Honorees are Britain Covey, Utah; N’Keal Harry, Arizona State; Deon Jackson, Duke; J.J. Taylor, Arizona; Tyler Vaughns, Southern Cal.; and Pooka Williams Jr., Kansas.
Big Ten, Big 12, Conference USA, Mountain West Represented
Louisville, Ky. – October 22, 2018 – Three wide receivers and a defensive back, all of whom return kicks, combined for nearly 900 all-purpose yards and five touchdowns to earn the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll for week eight of the college football season. Named to the weekly honor are Isaiah Harper (Old Dominion), Rondale Moore (Purdue), Kavontae Turpin (TCU) and Avery Williams (Boise State).